COVID-19 Updates Statewide

Health Care Worker Infection Rates

As of June 15, local health departments have reported 12,295 confirmed positive cases in health care workers and 75 deaths statewide.

Your Actions Save Lives

Every person has a role to play. Protecting yourself and your family comes down to common sense: 

Staying home except for essential needs/activities following local and state public health guidelines when patronizing approved businesses. To the extent that such sectors are re-opened, Californians may leave their homes to work at, patronize, or otherwise engage with those businesses, establishments or activities.

Practicing social distancing.

Wearing a cloth face mask when out in public.

Washing hands with soap and water for a minimum of 20 seconds.

Avoiding touching eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.

Covering a cough or sneeze with your sleeve, or disposable tissue. Wash your hands afterward.

Avoiding close contact with people who are sick.

Staying away from work, school or other people if you become sick with respiratory symptoms like fever and cough.

Following guidance from public health officials.

What to Do if You Think You’re Sick

Call ahead: If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, cough or shortness of breath), call your health care provider before seeking medical care so that appropriate precautions can be taken. More than 100 community testing sites also offer free, confidential testing: Find a COVID-19 Testing Site.

For more information about what Californians can do to prevent the spread of COVID-19, visit

California continues to issue guidance on preparing and protecting California from COVID-19. Consolidated guidance is available on the California Department of Public Health’s Guidance web

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